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Graduate Education Study Group issues report; Graduate School relocates to Alumni Hall

Mar. 14, 2016—The Graduate Education Study Group, charged with laying the course for the future of graduate education at Vanderbilt, has completed its work and issued its full report. In addition, Vanderbilt’s Graduate School has relocated from Kirkland Hall to its new home in Alumni Hall.

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Mark Wallace named dean of the Graduate School

Jan. 7, 2016—Mark Wallace, director of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute and a prolific and distinguished neurobiologist and mentor, has been named dean of the Vanderbilt University Graduate School, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente announced today.

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Candidates sought for NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award

Jan. 6, 2016—The purpose of the NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00) is to encourage and retain outstanding graduate students who have demonstrated potential and interest in pursuing careers as independent cancer researchers.

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Grad students welcome at Oct. 14 forum discussing graduate education at VU

Oct. 8, 2015—The purpose of the event is to capture feedback on the proposals of the Graduate Education Study Group’s executive summary from current graduate students.

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Next graduate education forum is Oct. 5

Sep. 30, 2015—The third in a series of forums discussing graduate education at Vanderbilt is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 5, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Student Life Center Board of Trust Room.

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Next graduate education forum set for Sept. 24

Sep. 21, 2015—The second in a series of forums discussing graduate education at Vanderbilt is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 24.

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Investments in graduate education announced; forums scheduled

Aug. 24, 2015—Positioning the university on the cutting edge of graduate education in today’s fast-changing and dynamic professional world is the aim of new strategic investments announced today by Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente.

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A conversation with Faculty Senate Chair Paul Lim

Oct. 22, 2014—The Faculty Senate will play a key role in setting priorities and identifying resources in support of the university's Academic Strategic Plan, among other initiatives, according to Paul Lim, senate chair for 2014-15.

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Grit better than GRE for predicting grad student success

Jun. 12, 2014—New findings suggest interviews are better predictors of graduate STEM program completion than test scores and would increase participation by women and minorities.

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American economics Ph.D.s on decline; One way to keep them — office space

Jan. 23, 2014—A Vanderbilt economist turned his expertise back onto his own discipline and has published a 15-year analysis of graduate economics education in the United States.

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